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dee

[dee]
noun
1.
a metal loop attached to tack, for fastening gear: to hang wire cutters from a dee on a saddle.
2.
Physics. a hollow electrode for accelerating particles in a cyclotron.

Origin:
1785–95; so called from its shape, which resembles the letter D

Dee

[dee]
noun
1.
John, 1527–1608, English mathematician and astrologer.
2.
a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 miles (145 km) long.
3.
a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. About 70 miles (110 km) long.
4.
a male or female given name.
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dee (diː)
 
vb
a Scot word for die

Dee1 (diː)
 
n
1.  a river in N Wales and NW England, rising in S Gwynedd and flowing east and north to the Irish Sea. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)
2.  a river in NE Scotland, rising in the Cairngorms and flowing east to the North Sea. Length: about 140 km (87 miles)
3.  a river in S Scotland, flowing south to the Solway Firth. Length: about 80 km (50 miles)

Dee2 (diː)
 
n
John. 1527--1608, English mathematician, astrologer, and magician: best known for his preface (1570) to the first edition of Euclid in English

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In a computerized environment, a dees should be recorded at the time of acquisition and be available for look up.
Dees reported this location meets the warrants for four-way stop signs.
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